English Questions: Fill in the Blanks 69

Direction (1-10): In each question below a sentence is given with two blanks. Each question is followed by four options with two words in each. You have to select that option as your answer which can fill both the blanks of the sentence respectively.

  1. The political crisis in the Maldives has ____________after the _____________ President declared a state of emergency and ordered the arrest of top judges and a former president.
    raised, castled
    deepened, embattled
    enhanced, plain
    amplified, unprepared
    All are correct
    Option B


  2. The Prime Minister should prove that he is different from his _____________ and call a meeting of experts from different fields under his personal supervision and prove to the world that that India is not far behind in inventions and _____________________ .
    antecedents, inventions
    ancestors, renovations
    contemporaries, innovations
    organizers, conventions
    All are correct
    Option C


  3. P2P lending is highly _______________to performance risks on account of a higher probability of a borrower-default, credit risks owing to poor loan-sanctioning decisions & lack of fund-monitoring post _______________, cash drag risks because of a larger borrower-population than the available lenders.
    erect, expense
    immune, outlay
    defiant, earning
    prone, disbursal
    All are correct
    Option D


  4. The Delhi government’s decision to ________________ scrapping of aged vehicles (15 years old) is well-timed, as it cuts down pollution and makes way for new vehicles that are either _________________ with the cleaner BS-VI grade of fuel or electric in nature.
    compensate, plaint
    manifest, receptive
    incentivise, compliant
    collect, obedient
    All are correct
    Option C


  5. The Chinese government’s decision led to protests by female models and a few women ________________ , while the latest move by F1 has been applauded by organisations like the Women’s Sport Trust, even though it has attracted ______________ for leaving ‘Grid Girls’ jobless.
    associations, criticism
    agreements, approval
    groups, favor
    divergences, compliment
    All are correct
    Option A


  6. Auto companies ___________________ to remodel their strategies and work towards offering women more meaningful employment ____________________at events like the Auto Expo.
    ought, adversities
    have, trails
    need, opportunities
    managed, opportunities
    All are correct
    Option C


  7. The Finance Bill, 2018 _________________ to advance the effort, in India and in other ________________, to find ways to tax the digital economy, particularly when companies operate across borders without a ‘permanent establishment’ in the markets where their end-consumers are.
    approaches, competences
    accomplishments, authorities
    attempts, jurisdictions
    certainties, influences
    All are correct
    Option C


  8. National governments, which see taxation through the ___________ of ________________ , feel cheated of tax revenue, and are compelled to ensure compliance even at a high cost.
    prism, sovereignty
    condenser, dependence
    instrument, bondage
    lens, servitude
    All are correct
    Option A


  9. There is a case to be made that the traditional template for assessing businesses does not apply in the digital world; even the ________________ of how the digital economy relates to the concepts of ‘residence’ and the __________________ of income for tax purposes is open to a re-examination.
    opinion, epithet
    belief, portrait
    notion, characterisation
    actuality, portrayal
    All are correct
    Option C


  10. Budget 2018 ________________ various rationalisation measures. One such move was rationalisation of sections 43CA, 50C and 56 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 that deal with transactions of __________________ property.
    concealed, immovable
    abstracted, immovable
    introduced, immovable
    inserted, immovable
    All are correct
    Option C



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